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THANKS TO YOU

Thanks to the generosity of caring friends and partners, Gemma Services is able to help approximately 5,000 children, youth, and families each year to heal, to learn, and to reach for bright futures. There are many ways to join us in our mission to transform hope into action for those in need. Gifts from individuals, foundations, congregations, organizations, and corporations provide essential support for our mission. You can make an unrestricted gift that allows Gemma to use resources wherever needed most. Or you may choose to direct your gift to a specific funding need.  Donations can be made securely online via our online donations page.  You can direct your contribution to support the organization as you would like.

Donations also can be made by check made out to Gemma Services and mailed to Gemma Services, 452 S. Roberts Rd., Rosemont, PA 19010, Attention: Development Department.

Charitable contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law (tax ID 23-2310084. Note: corporate name is Silver Springs-Martin Luther School) and support the many ways in which Gemma Services changes lives by transforming hope into action for children, youth, and families. Other ways to support our work include:

gifts of stock

Gifts of appreciated stock typically benefit you from a tax perspective and provide vital support for the children and families receiving services from Gemma Services. If you would like to discuss a donation of stock, please contact Lynn Unipan, CFRE, Chief Development Officer, Gemma Services, 610.825.4440 x3206 or [email protected].

united way

Direct your United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey gift directly to Gemma Services at #3544.

EITC

Gemma Services is approved as an Educational Improvement Organization by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you are a business that pays taxes in Pennsylvania, you can take advantage of this win-win program. Your gift to support our educational programs can provide a tax credit for you of 75% to 90% of your gift.  The easy application must be completed and submitted at the State admission deadline of Nov 1. Please note: as we are in the process of transitioning to our new name, we are registered with Pennsylvania EITC as Silver Springs – Martin Luther School and so please list that accordingly on your application. Click to find out more on the PA EITC or call the Gemma Services Development Office at 610.519.1657.

matching gifts

Did you know that many companies offer a matching gift program to encourage philanthropy among their employees? By simply completing a matching gift form (online or paper), you may be able to double, or even triple, the impact of your gift! Donations of any amount help provide vital services for vulnerable children, youth, and families in the greater Philadelphia region whom we serve. Please check with your company’s Human Resources department to see if your company offers a matching gift program. Please note the EIN and corporate name for Gemma Services, as described above.  If you need us to complete the form, please mail it to:

Gemma Services
Attn: Development Department
452 S. Roberts Rd.
Rosemont, PA 19010

For additional information about making a donation, please contact Lynn Unipan, CFRE, Chief Development Officer, at 610.825.4440 x3206 or by email.